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(2019-03-07) - Journal articleCardanol from cashew nut shell liquid extracted from cashew nut shells was successfully converted into various useful pharmaceutical drugs, such as norfenefrine, rac-phenylephrine, etilefrine and fenoprofene. 3-Vinylphenol, ...
Effects of dispersed copper nanoparticles on Ni-ceria based dry methanol fuelled low temperature solid oxide fuel cells (2019-02-21) - Journal articleMethanol is an attractive energy source due to its portability and thermodynamic coke resistance by its oxygen content. In order to operate dry methanol fuel low temperature solid oxide fuel cells (LT-SOFCs), it is important ...
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Defining the genes for the final steps in biosynthesis of the complex polyketide antibiotic mupirocin by Pseudomonas fluorescens NCIMB10586 (2019-02-07) - Journal articleThe mupirocin trans-AT polyketide synthase pathway, provides a model system for manipulation of antibiotic biosynthesis. Its final phase involves removal of the tertiary hydroxyl group from pseudomonic acid B, PA-B, producing ...
Examining the temporal behavior of the hydrocarbonaceous overlayer on an iron based Fischer-Tropsch catalyst (2019-01-23) - Journal articleIn order to examine fundamental processes connected with the use of an unpromoted iron based Fischer–Tropsch synthesis (FTS) catalyst, model studies examining the temporal formation of hydrocarbonaceous species that form ...